Elmiron Lawsuit for Vision Loss

What is the Elmiron Lawsuit About?

Elmiron, commonly known as pentosan polysulfate sodium, is used to treat a bladder disorder. Anyone who took Elmiron and had any vision problems may qualify for financial compensation. Contact the Elmiron lawyers at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin today for a free Elmiron claim evaluation. Call us at (800) 337-7755 today or chat with us. See if you qualify for an Elmiron lawsuit.

How to Qualify for an Elmiron Lawsuit

You may qualify for an Elmiron vision loss lawsuit if you suffered from any eye issue while taking Elmiron. This includes maculopathy, blurry vision, and blindness in one or both eyes.

We are currently investigating claims where a patient took Elmiron and suffered from eye issues. There are many Elmiron lawsuits making their way through the Courts. We are currently accepting cases where you took Elmiron and suffered from any of the following documented medical conditions:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal maculopathy
  • Pigmentary maculopathy
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain
  • Vision disturbances
  • Vision loss

Can Elmiron Cause Blindness?

In February 2020, an article was published on the National Institute of Health’s website titled, “Possible drug-induced, vision-threatening maculopathy secondary to chronic pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron®) exposure”. The authors recommend ophthalmic screening in any PPS-exposed patient with any vision complaints for evidence of this maculopathy.

What is the Drug Elmiron Used for?

Elmiron was commonly prescribed to treat Interstitial cystitis, which is a chronic regional pain syndrome of the bladder and pelvis. Millions of Americans may have been prescribed Elmiron without knowledge of the risk of eye damage.

Is There an Elmiron Recall?

There is presently no recall on Elmiron. Instead, multiple lawsuits were filed around the country. Recently, to make the cases more streamlined and efficient in their handling, a Multi-District Litigation case (or Elmiron MDL) was created. The Elmiron MDL will generally handle common issues involving Elmiron, like determining whether the manufacturer was negligent or whether there is strict liability.

Can I get Money if I took Elmiron and had Maculopathy?

If you were diagnosed with any eye issue, like maculopathy, and were taking Elmiron, you may qualify for a monetary award.

How do I get in Touch With a Lawyer Handling Elmiron Cases?

Our Elmiron attorneys are admitted in Federal Court in New Jersey where the Elmiron MDL was created and can help file your Elmiron lawsuit to see if you can recover a money award for your injuries or side effects.

What can an Elmiron Lawyer do for me?

As New Jersey Elmiron Lawyers who can file your Elmiron claim, we can evaluate your claim to see if you might qualify for an Elmiron settlement. If so, we can file a lawsuit on your behalf to see if you will be entitled to any money settlement or verdict. Contact us today for a free consultation at (800) 337-7755 or submit your case information to us today. Someone will get in touch with you to follow up.

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